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Willamette Angel Conference
An investor conference that connects early-stage and seed businesses with angel and venture investors. Entrepreneurs and start-ups can submit a business plan for review and coaching, ultimately vying for an investment of up to $200,000. Corvallis, OR
Living Future unConference
Resilience & Regeneration is the theme for this year's unConference, where finalists of the Oregon BEST Red List Design Challenge will be announced! Oregon BEST's Johanna Brickman will join Ryan Temple of Sustainable Northwest Wood, Sarah Deumling of Zena Forest Products, and Tom Kollasch of The Nature Conservancy for a session titled "Materials for Regenerations & Resiliency" on 5/17, introducing new products and collaborative partnerships that yield beautiful, affordable, and durable materials ideally suited for Living Building Challenge projects. Seattle, WA.
Cleanweb Hackathon Sponsored by Oregon BEST
Cleanweb is a category of clean technology that leverages the capability of the internet, social media, and mobile technologies to address resource constraints. Held at the Earth Advantage Institute, this event will bring together industry innovators, entrepreneurs, and civic leadership to illuminate the opportunities for Cleanweb to create new efficiencies in energy, buildings, and transportation. Portland, OR.
Transactive Energy Conference Sponsored by Oregon BEST!
The GridWise Architecture Council, with support from PNNL, BPA, Smart Grid Oregon, PGE, and Oregon BEST, convenes this first international Conference & Workshop on Transactive Energy. Organized by the GridWise Architecture Council as part of its mission to further the advanced thinking about the guiding principles, or architecture, of a highly intelligent and interactive electric system, this conference brings together organizations and researchers that have been researching, developing, and deploying Transactive Energy techniques and business models. Portland, OR
EV Roadmap 6: Drivers Take the Spotlight
As Oregon moves toward widespread adoption of electric vehicles, now is the time to expand thinking beyond the technology to include a greater focus on EV drivers and meeting their expectations. EV Roadmap provides an interactive, action-oriented format where cutting edge issues are identified and plans are set to address them. EV Roadmap brings together electric vehicle leaders who make, sell, buy, use, study, report on, or promote electric vehicle adoption. Portland, OR
Oregon BEST FEST 2013
Join academic researchers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, government agency personnel, and others at the Pacific Northwest's premier cleantech innovation conference. This year's theme: New Horizons! Portland, OR
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OREGON BEST IN THE NEWS
Red List Design Finalists Named05/17/2013
Brewing Electricity from Wastewater05/15/2013
An Oregon BEST Commercialization Grant helps company test microbial fuel cell that could clean wastewater, generate electricity, and reduce water usage at Widmer Bros. Brewery. More.
Grant Funds Solar-Activated Water Treatment04/17/2013
A floating, solar-activated device that can treat stormwater wins an Oregon BEST Commercialization Grant. More.
CSD Nano: Semi-Finalist at Angel Conference04/15/2013
Grant Funds Innovative Window Coating03/28/2013
An Oregon BEST Commercialization Grant funds development of new window coating that could save millions on indoor lighting costs. More.